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YuenLian Wu
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Joined: Nov 16, 2005
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I have some web applicationd design question to ask. My web application basically provide add, modify and delete customer information. My program flow is :

add customer information jsp page -- > Server side Java Validator to check the input parameter from the jsp form --> forward to the original customer information jsp page if any errors occurred --> forward to the confirmation page when no errors --> invoke the adaptor if the inputed information is ok --> return to the jsp page if any information need to be changed

so in term of java, it's : jsp --> validator --> adaptor to insert data to db, or I need a form bean to store the form data ?

any better ideas ?

THanks for your advises

[ April 25, 2006: Message edited by: YuenLian Wu ]
Jeroen T Wenting
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Typically you'd go JSP->Servlet->{whatever else, maybe EJB, other servlets, other services}->Servlet->JSP.

The first and last Servlet could be the same one, and there might be nothing in between them (but usually there is).

More generic:

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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To expand on what Jeroen said: our own Bear Bibeault wrote a nice article on this topic in the last issue of the JavaRanch Journal. Give it a read -- I guarantee you'll find it useful!

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